Army patrol forces Israeli patrol to retreat following its Blue Line breach

Sunday, 05 March 2023

The Army Command – Directorate of Orientation issued the following statement:

On 5/3/2023, between 11:55 a.m. & 12:00 p.m., an Israeli enemy patrol violated the Blue Line near point BP 13 (1) - Aita al Shaab, at a distance of approximately one meter. Instantly, a Lebanese army patrol intervened and forced the enemy patrol to retreat beyond the Blue Line towards the occupied Palestinian territories.

UNIFIL patrol also arrived at the scene to verify the breach, which is currently being followed up by the Army & UNIFIL.